Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or

Posterolateral approach

Service Code: 22612, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$1,751,799.93

Total Times Performed (or Units)

48,314

Rank Among All Services

1,182

Includes both office and facility visits.

Services by State

Below are the states in which this service was billed. Click a state for top providers there.


Times Performed State
4,732 California
3,820 Florida
3,447 Texas
2,052 North Carolina
1,949 Pennsylvania
1,872 Ohio
1,657 New York
1,650 Georgia
1,622 Michigan
1,563 Maryland
1,558 Virginia
1,342 Kansas
1,340 Alabama
1,317 South Carolina
1,210 Missouri
1,207 Massachusetts
1,116 Indiana
1,088 Oklahoma
1,070 Illinois
970 Washington
959 Colorado
852 Nevada
809 New Jersey
802 Tennessee
742 Arizona
667 Kentucky
634 Louisiana
585 Connecticut
565 Delaware
516 Wisconsin
467 Iowa
465 Minnesota
451 Mississippi
421 Utah
343 Oregon
310 South Dakota
292 Arkansas
277 Idaho
263 Rhode Island
221 Nebraska
219 New Hampshire
167 New Mexico
137 Washington, DC
137 Montana
78 Wyoming
78 Vermont
73 North Dakota
61 Hawaii
55 West Virginia
41 Alaska

Top Providers

Below are the top 30 providers who performed this service most often. A provider’s name may appear twice on this list if he/she performs this service in both an office setting and in a facility. Medicare reimburses differently based on place of service and breaks the data out accordingly. Sorting is limited to the top 30 overall providers.


Provider Name Times Performed (or Units) % of Patients Unique Visits Per Patient
CLAYTON DEAN

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

22%

of this provider's 694 patients got this service
154

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 694 patients got this service
1
KURT LAMERS

MASON CITY, Iowa 50401

Physician Assistant, Surgical

38%

of this provider's 310 patients got this service
122

Performed in a facility

38%

of this provider's 310 patients got this service
1
CHARLES EDWARDS, II

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

19%

of this provider's 579 patients got this service
115

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 579 patients got this service
1
LAUREN BONSAL

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Physician Assistant, Surgical

53%

of this provider's 203 patients got this service
108

Performed in a facility

53%

of this provider's 203 patients got this service
1
DANIEL WILLIAMS

PINEHURST, N.C. 28374

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

11%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
108

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
1
DAVID BECK

MASON CITY, Iowa 50401

Neurological Surgery

15%

of this provider's 655 patients got this service
103

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 655 patients got this service
1
TONIA YOCUM

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. 23601

Physician Assistant

49%

of this provider's 188 patients got this service
93

Performed in a facility

49%

of this provider's 188 patients got this service
1
JEFFREY CARLSON

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. 23606

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

6%

of this provider's 1,648 patients got this service
93

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,648 patients got this service
1
JONATHAN RICE

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. 91360

Physician Assistant, Surgical

27%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
88

Performed in a facility

27%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
1
CHRISTOPHER BROWN

DURHAM, N.C. 27710

Orthopaedic Surgery

14%

of this provider's 619 patients got this service
87

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 619 patients got this service
1
ERIK SPAYDE

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. 91360

Orthopaedic Surgery

7%

of this provider's 1,289 patients got this service
87

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,289 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL PRADA

BALTIMORE, Md. 21202

Physician Assistant, Surgical

52%

of this provider's 162 patients got this service
85

Performed in a facility

52%

of this provider's 162 patients got this service
1
REX DOCTOLERO

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Physician Assistant

66%

of this provider's 125 patients got this service
84

Performed in a facility

66%

of this provider's 125 patients got this service
1
ALI NAJAFI

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Neurological Surgery

20%

of this provider's 413 patients got this service
84

Performed in a facility

20%

of this provider's 413 patients got this service
1
JIAN SHEN

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. 12010

Orthopaedic Surgery

11%

of this provider's 736 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 736 patients got this service
1
DAVID LEE

HATTIESBURG, Miss. 39401

Specialist

16%

of this provider's 465 patients got this service
81

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 465 patients got this service
1.1
DAMIAN VELEZ

MELBOURNE, Fla. 32901

Physician Assistant

19%

of this provider's 408 patients got this service
80

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 408 patients got this service
1
RICHARD HYNES

MELBOURNE, Fla. 32901

Orthopaedic Surgery

11%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
79

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 700 patients got this service
1
FADI NASR

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. 73120

Neurological Surgery

15%

of this provider's 519 patients got this service
78

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 519 patients got this service
1
JOHN SIMPSON

RICHMOND, Va. 23226

Specialist

9%

of this provider's 807 patients got this service
77

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 807 patients got this service
1
PAWAN RASTOGI

NEWARK, Del. 19713

Neurological Surgery

11%

of this provider's 673 patients got this service
76

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 673 patients got this service
1
JOHN STEVENSON

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32607

Neurological Surgery

9%

of this provider's 835 patients got this service
76

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 835 patients got this service
1
RONALD SABBAGH

LEWES, Del. 19958

Orthopaedic Surgery

8%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
75

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 938 patients got this service
1
CARY IDLER

RALEIGH, N.C. 27609

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

10%

of this provider's 394 patients got this service
73

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 394 patients got this service
1
WILLIAM WARREN

CHESAPEAKE, Va. 23320

Physician Assistant, Medical

18%

of this provider's 391 patients got this service
73

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 391 patients got this service
1
HENRY FABIAN

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. 80487

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

27%

of this provider's 268 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

27%

of this provider's 268 patients got this service
1
JOSEPH FLYNN

ORLANDO, Fla. 32806

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

12%

of this provider's 595 patients got this service
71

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 595 patients got this service
1
GEORGE PICETTI

SACRAMENTO, Calif. 95816

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

19%

of this provider's 365 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

19%

of this provider's 365 patients got this service
1
MICHAEL RUSSELL

TYLER, Tex. 75701

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

10%

of this provider's 651 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 651 patients got this service
1
FORREST PERSING

TYLER, Tex. 75701

Physician Assistant, Surgical

27%

of this provider's 256 patients got this service
70

Performed in a facility

27%

of this provider's 256 patients got this service
1

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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